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8 Foods that may help relieve the symptoms of asthma

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Apples and Oranges

Prehn suggests eating more fruit to treat asthma. Mayo Clinic says beta carotene and vitamins C and E in fruit reduce lung inflammation and edema.

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All asthma fat is not made equal. Jones recommends monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, especially omega-3s.

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A healthy gut microbiome may prevent asthma and autoimmune illnesses. A review found that high-fiber diets improve gut flora and reduce asthma risk.

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Ginger helps soothe an upset stomach and asthma symptoms. In one study, ginger components may relax airways.

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The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health says turmeric is a staple of Indian food and traditional Chinese and East Asian respiratory and other remedies. Ginger owns turmeric.

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The NIH says spinach is rich in vitamins, minerals, and folate. Folate may aid asthmatics. Researchers observed that children lacking folate and vitamin D had 8 times more severe asthma attacks.

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Pomegranate antioxidants may lessen lung irritation, but seedy fruits are hard to open. Antioxidants in fruits and vegetables reduce airway inflammation, says Nutrients.

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Tomato Juice

Anti-asthma diets should include tomatoes, which are high in antioxidants and low in calories. Tomato juice may also relax airways, according to animal research. 

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